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Correlational findings

Study Guven & Hoxha (2015): study NL 1993

Public:
16+ aged, Netherlands, 1993-2006
Survey name:
NL-DHS
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 32000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Correlate

Authors's Label
Hours of sunshine
Our Classification
Remarks
A1 and B1: N=17.654; A2 and B2: N=17.540; C1: N=daily cloud cover: N= 15.562; C2: N=15.570
Operationalization
A1 Average duration of daily sunshine: last 10 days deviation
A2 Average duration of daily sunshine: yearly average
B1 Maximum duration of daily sunshine: past 10 days deviation
B2 Maximum duration of daily sunshine: yearly average
C1 Daily cloud cover: last 10 days deviation
C2 Daily cloud cover: yearly average
All measured 4 times a day at 00,06,12 and 18 hours.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OLRC = +.04 p < .01 A1 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OLRC = +.05 p < .01 A2 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OLRC = +.06 p < .01 B1 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OLRC = +.06 p < .01 B2 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OLRC = -.04 p < .01 C1 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OLRC = -.16 p < .01 C2

OLRC's controlled for:
- health
- marital status
- age
- education
- household size
- household income
- number of children